Free marine course opens for
opened today for the Certificate in Marine Tourism
and Seafood Fundamentals delivered last year as part
of the Donegal Costal Trail Project.
The course is being run again in 2017 following on
from the success of last year's programme, a Donegal
County Council spokesperson said.
The next course begins on Wednesday, January 25,
The part-time course is developed by LYIT’s School
of Tourism for people working in the marine tourism
and seafood sector. It will be run one day a week
for 13 weeks in Killybegs.
The certificate is fully funded by Údarás na
Gaeltachta and Donegal County Council.
It is free of charge for participants, offering on
completion a recognised academic qualification and
opportunities to progress to further education.
Certificate in Marine Tourism and
Whelan from Wild Atlantic Climbing participated in
last year's course.
“The LYIT lecturers were all highly-skilled
professionals and the facilities on campus were
excellent. My learning opportunities were enhanced
through a wide range of expert guest speakers and
off-campus field trips to relevant destinations
during the course," he said.
"In my opinion, Donegal County Council and LYIT are
leading the way with a course that benefits a wide
range of people from across the county. I thoroughly
enjoyed the experience from start to finish and
would highly recommend this course."
More information from Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin, LYIT:
email@example.com or Tel: (074)
9186603 or view
Certificate in Marine Tourism and Seafood